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Bianchi out of artificial coma and taken to France

This is a Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 file photo of Marussia driver Jules Bianchi of France as he waves during drivers' parade before the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan.The parents of Formula One driver Jules Bianchi said Wednesday Nov. 19, 2014 he has been taken out of an artificial coma and repatriated from Japan to a French hospital. Bianchi, who crashed during last month's Japanese Grand Prix, remains in a critical condition with severe head injuries, his parents said in a statement. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)

NICE, France (AP) — Formula One driver Jules Bianchi is showing signs of recovery following a life-threatening crash, and is breathing unaided after being taken out of an artificial coma and repatriated from Japan to a French hospital.

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Ukraine punished for fan racism in Lviv

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Ukraine has been punished by UEFA for another racist incident involving fans in Lviv, which is already banned from hosting World Cup qualifying matches.

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Blatter warns English FA over World Cup report

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter has warned the English of the legal consequences of their demands for the World Cup corruption report to be published.

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Messi’s father downplays hints of Barcelona exit

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi’s father, who acts as the player’s agent, has downplayed the stir his son caused by hinting at an exit from Barcelona.

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9-time Le Mans champion Tom Kristensen to retire

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Nine-time Le Mans champion Tom Kristensen will retire from racing at the end of the month.

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